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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
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SAT Practice Test

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice SAT test sponsored by Huntington Learning Center. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and will receive an analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, January 6.

Students should bring two No. 2 pencils and a calculator.

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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
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Teen Service Club

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Help with a variety of projects, which will include working with library materials, crafting for library programs and displays, and completing service projects for local organizations. Have an idea for a project? Let us know!

Teen volunteers will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 pm, as often as their schedules allows. All teens (ages 13-18) are welcome! Ask Rachael or Sharon for more information.
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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
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Girls Who Code

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Computer Classroom

Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology. Join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models as you use computer science to impact your community.

The club is currently full. Please contact High School Services Librarian Rachael Bild at 708.452.3471 or communications@oppl.org if you are interested in coding programs for teens.

Learn how an Oak Park River Forest High School junior was the inspiration behind bringing this club to the library >

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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
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Registration is open

Sew the Night Away

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Children's Study Room B
Ever wondered how a sewing machine works? Interested in learning how to put fabric together to make a scarf or bag? Want to learn more about textiles and creating? Come for learning, designing, and fun! Each week will build on the foundations learned the week before in this 3-week series of classes. No experience required, all materials supplied. Grades 5-9.
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Registration is open

A Wrinkle in Time: Movie Pre-Release Party

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maze Branch
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

Madeline L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time is being made into a movie!

This is a timeless classic about time travel, not fitting in, the power of love, and a battle between good and evil. We will have a costume contest and prizes, make tesseract models, explore the different planets, view new trailers, create inspired art, have hot cocoa and cookies, and so much more. Best for ages 6+. Register now.

Check out the current trailer >

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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More

100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More

Teen Service Club

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Help with a variety of projects, which will include working with library materials, crafting for library programs and displays, and completing service projects for local organizations. Have an idea for a project? Let us know!

Teen volunteers will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 pm, as often as their schedules allows. All teens (ages 13-18) are welcome! Ask Rachael or Sharon for more information.
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Registration is open

Maker Series: Meet the Laser Cutter

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
Learn a little about our laser cutter, then create something beautiful using the free tool Inkscape. Depending on what you create, you may have to pick up your product the following week. Basic computer and internet skills are required.
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100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More

Girls Who Code

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Computer Classroom

Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology. Join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models as you use computer science to impact your community.

The club is currently full. Please contact High School Services Librarian Rachael Bild at 708.452.3471 or communications@oppl.org if you are interested in coding programs for teens.

Learn how an Oak Park River Forest High School junior was the inspiration behind bringing this club to the library >

View More

100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More
Registration is open

Sew the Night Away

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Children's Study Room B
Ever wondered how a sewing machine works? Interested in learning how to put fabric together to make a scarf or bag? Want to learn more about textiles and creating? Come for learning, designing, and fun! Each week will build on the foundations learned the week before in this 3-week series of classes. No experience required, all materials supplied. Grades 5-9.
View More

100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More

100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More

Teen Service Club

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Help with a variety of projects, which will include working with library materials, crafting for library programs and displays, and completing service projects for local organizations. Have an idea for a project? Let us know!

Teen volunteers will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 pm, as often as their schedules allows. All teens (ages 13-18) are welcome! Ask Rachael or Sharon for more information.
View More

100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More

Girls Who Code

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Computer Classroom

Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology. Join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models as you use computer science to impact your community.

The club is currently full. Please contact High School Services Librarian Rachael Bild at 708.452.3471 or communications@oppl.org if you are interested in coding programs for teens.

Learn how an Oak Park River Forest High School junior was the inspiration behind bringing this club to the library >

View More

100% Career & College Ready

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Library-wide
100% Career & College Ready is a program of the Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest and is supported by the Oak Park Public Library, Triton College and Americorps, all working together to provide the resources and support our children need to be successful.
View More
Registration is open

Sew the Night Away

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Children's Study Room B
Ever wondered how a sewing machine works? Interested in learning how to put fabric together to make a scarf or bag? Want to learn more about textiles and creating? Come for learning, designing, and fun! Each week will build on the foundations learned the week before in this 3-week series of classes. No experience required, all materials supplied. Grades 5-9.
View More